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UA Researchers Help Find New Path to Promising Parkinson’s Treatment

Three researchers at The University of Alabama are part of work leading to a new direction for drug discovery in the quest to treat Parkinson’s disease.

September 18, 2017

Fruit Flies May Help Understand How Some Species Eat Poison

Out of hundreds of species of fruit flies, a handful can eat toxic mushrooms, and understanding why and how they pull this off could answer broader questions about evolution and adaptation.

September 14, 2017

Treating the Whole Person Focus of $1 Million Grant

A $1 million grant to University of Alabama researchers integrates behavioral health into services provided by a nurse-managed primary care health center in Walker County.

August 16, 2017

Devotion to National, Religious Symbol Alleviates Stress of Immigration

Mexican immigrants living in a rural Mississippi county and who are highly devoted to the Virgin of Guadalupe coped better with immigration-related stress than those less devoted to the religious, Mexican symbol, according to...

July 18, 2017

Low Birth Weights in Blacks Tied to Racial Identity, Mom’s Age

A UA researcher examines the role of racial identity and acculturation on birth weight of black infants.

July 14, 2017

Ceremony to Celebrate Research by UA Faculty Rescheduled

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

March 21, 2017

Conversation with Dr. Alan Blum

Dr. Alan Blum, Gerald Leon Wallace Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at the UA College of Community Health Sciences, discusses why physicians need to be more active and creative in the […]

February 28, 2017

Neuroscientist to Discuss Brain Development at UA ALLELE Lecture

Neuroscientist and professor Dr. Michael Anderson will speak about the evolution of the brain, cognition and how our bodies relate to the way we think at the next Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or...

February 17, 2017

A Crimson Connection

When a University of Alabama football player with an injured arm instinctively stiff-armed a defender in the 2015 Southeastern Conference Championship Game, he was able to do so thanks to doctors, athletic trainers, engineering...

February 13, 2017

Naturally Curious

For the boys at the Alabama Department of Youth Services' Vacca Campus in Birmingham, they’re intrigued by the science behind their own behaviors.

January 30, 2017

A Deeper Look into Learning

In an education lab in the Tom Barnes Education Building on the Bryce Campus at The University of Alabama, Dr. Firat Soylu prepares an electroencephalography cap to be worn by a test participant.

December 19, 2016

UA Researchers Study Watermelon’s Effect on Blood Vessels

University of Alabama researchers are recruiting for a 10-week study to see how watermelon affects blood vessel function.

December 6, 2016

UA Professor Says Seeing Candy Causes Narrowed Focus

Halloween chocolate is everywhere: your office, home, prominent displays in grocery stores. Athough the adverse physical effects of indulging in chocolate are known before unwrapping the first of many pieces, the sight of Halloween...

October 31, 2016

Exploring Possible Link between Pythons, Diabetes in Humans

Humans couldn’t be further away from snakes in the evolutionary chain, but snakes’ ability to grow and restructure particular organs could impact future treatments for diabetes and other diseases in humans, according to a...

October 18, 2016